Garth Lenz is a photographer who began his career as a classical-trained pianist and instructor at the Victoria Conservatory for Music. His photography is largely focused on modern fossil fuel production and its associated impacts on the landscape. Recent projects have addressed mountaintop removal coal mining, shale gas production and the Alberta Tar Sands. In 2008, Lenz was designated a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers, and his work has received numerous awards. His recent TEDx talk, “The True Cost of Oil,” has received over 450,000 views.